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Ana D. Rockman of Elmont sacks ex's home, $350G in damage, police say

Ana D. Rockman, 61, of Elmont, was arrested

Ana D. Rockman, 61, of Elmont, was arrested Monday, May 22, 2017, in upstate Kingston on charges of burglary and criminal mischief in connection with an August 2015 break-in, State Police said. Credit: State Police

An Elmont woman destroyed artwork, antiques, electronic devices, appliances, musical instruments, sentimental personal items and even the structure of the house itself during an August 2015 break-in at her ex-husband’s upstate home.

Police estimated the damage at more than $350,000.

Ana D. Rockman, 61, was arrested on felony burglary and criminal mischief charges after surrendering May 22 at State Police barracks in Kingston.

She was charged with second-degree burglary and second-degree criminal mischief and was arraigned in Town of Woodstock Court before Town Judge Richard Husted.

Records indicate she was released on $5,000 bail, but was ordered to surrender her passport.

The arrest followed the issuance of an arrest warrant stemming from a nearly two-year-long investigation by State Police, Forensic Investigation Unit troopers, the State Police Intelligence Center and Town of Woodstock police.

Police said the break-in occurred at the home in Bearsville in August 2015. Additional details were not immediately available.

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